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Realtor and photographer trying to bring reason, balance, harmony and humor to the universe. Interested in barefoot running, sustainable farming and yoga.
 
Buying real estate can be one of the most exciting processes you'll ever go through, or it can be one of the most frustrating. To help insure that it's more the former...
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Earnest money promissory notes are kind of a unique little animal in the real estate world, at least in the residential sector. They are rarely used in Colorado, but...
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There's a lot of talk in the real estate world about who's the #1 real estate agent. A lot of that talk — a LOT —  is more for the benefit of the agent than it is...
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Randall Brennan
Randall Brennan 2 years ago
Nice to see someone agrees. :)
I've been having computer problems the past few days, that has put a real dent in my day-to-day functions, so it has taken me a while to respond.
Rachel LaMar
Rachel LaMar 2 years ago
Nice post...I wrote a similar article years ago - check it out: http://rachellamarrealestate.com/2011/04/22/oh-so-many-number-ones-in-real-estate/ It irks me too!
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A couple of posts back, I mentioned that there are really only two types of real estate agents. No matter how you distill it, pretty soon you're down to two very...
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Randall Brennan
Randall Brennan 2 years ago
Thanks for taking the time to comment, Rachel. I didn't really touch on it, but being a good cultivator is probably a really necessary component of being a good gatherer.
Rachel LaMar
Rachel LaMar 2 years ago
Great post. I have always believed real estate is not just about houses, but about people, which means it is about relationships. So I am a gatherer. But I am also a very organized and careful planner, and I am a cultivator as well. I always enjoy your posts.
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photo by Victoria Alexander I started my last post talking about some of the things I've been working on and changing in this site, and then veered off in a different...
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I decided last year to use the last quarter of 2014 to do an in-depth analysis of every aspect of my business. My goal was to take a hard look at every process, policy,...
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I look at a lot of homes. A LOT of homes.   How to Stage Your Kitchen for a Home Sale    
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Price your property right If you've ever had the distinct pleasure of sitting through any kind of listing presentation or property-pricing analysis, I'm sure you got an...
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Do you need any more reasons to sell in this sellers market? Keep reading. This is a reblogged post from the smart folks at Keeping Current Matters. They know what's...
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The real estate market is showing some really small signs of slowing down right now. It's been crazy, so this slow down really only means that we are moving from a...
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Apparently, a crazy real estate market is becoming somewhat normal. It's definitely worth talking about, but first, let's just dispense with commenting on the lack of...
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Eric Galuppo
Eric Galuppo 3 years ago
I’d rather hear crazy than normal when it comes to Real Estate. HA!
Randall Brennan
Randall Brennan 3 years ago
Thanks, Rachel! I need to do another post about what "crazy" means these days, and what it used to mean! :)
Rachel LaMar
Rachel LaMar 3 years ago
The market is always crazy, that's for sure. Never a dull moment in this business!
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There's an undercurrent among buyers and sellers that real estate agents are too expensive, and that we literally take thousands — and thousands — of dollars out of...
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There are so many things going on in even the most "normal" — and I use that word with great hesitation — real estate transaction, that you just shake your head in...
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Improve or get left behind It's been said that you have to constantly improve your skills and tools in order to succeed. If you just stand still, you'll fall behind...
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The latest rage Going paperless is the rage these days, and rightfully so, I think. My last post was about trying to function when your systems get knocked for a loop....
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